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i'm. not. kidding the eastern ukraine stuff was more attacks from the army that bring despair and devastation for its people while tons of russian humanitarian aid is still being held up on the border. moscow rebuffs claims well the ukrainian president that russian armored vehicles were destroyed after crossing the border citing a blatant lack of evidence. in the us the police officer who shouted an unarmed black teenager sparking riots is neighborhood that's as outrage continues to brew over they have any handed approach of police to peaceful protests . and as a green light supply of honesty could us forces in iraq we look at whether point
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more weapons into the conflict again the jihad is will solve any of the nation's problems. it's up world headlines live from moscow international with me tongue not safe from the entire new scene welcome to the program this often. danny askin lugansk in eastern ukraine are being pounded by bombs and shells the ukrainian army itself says it's leading street fights in the cities in order to push out anti-government forces are suffering from the constant fighting are the residents who also lack food water and electricity in order to bring some relief to the conflict zone russia is trying to send tons of humanitarian aid but the convoy is stuck at the border where we have national explains why food water medicine
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as well as warm blankets and sleeping bags well can leave at a time of despair. this russian convoy has hundreds of tons of humanitarian aid destined for eastern ukraine and its help that saudi needed four months of and to tear up their ration has their towns and rooms more than two thousand people dead and many without clean water to drink. water which you will hear more. much. more get a wonderfully credible or tear gas to punish you if you were in niger on the job and you know where they. all have to go. knowing you have to show them. your mater and a handful of western governments say russia could be using it as a cover for military support to and fighters it's not just clear exactly where the
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convoluted headed but it has certainly be travelling through ukraine's war torn regions and the drivers say they're worried about the safety of gravity when you first know you have to practice thriller to stop both american or sped up on your ride from billy kaufman for. a buck or two h.q. up if you. actually. are going to put your wallet your work with the chinese quit your corporate job or field news when you broaden your group a new move for a new trick was issued with mushroom in your brain you're on the correct order which are on the american relief convoys ready to go but the russian red cross officials say it could take another week for international and ukrainian monitors to verify the cargo and decide on the route it will take place a cease fire could be on the cards these two hundred eighty trucks have already covered one thousand kilometer distance to reach the borders but this is not their final destination now they are waiting to cross into ukraine to bring humanitarian
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aid they're carrying to those wind desperate need for weeks locals have been sheltering in dark basements surviving on doing glean supplies and finding new turf and these are some. of the people within the two. it's already tanked and would seem to be deliberate. reason otieno t. russian ukrainian who. russia has denied one of its armed patrol units cross into the border into ukraine they came as a response to the ukrainian president's statement which went on to say the unit was destroyed there exists no russian military convoy that crossed the russian ukrainian border either of night or during the day let's hope the ukrainian army only destroyed a friend and not refugees or their own soldiers. the story emerges went to moscow based correspondents for the u.k.'s guardian and the telegraph newspapers posted on twitter that they saw a column of military vehicles with russian plates crossing the border to ukraine
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and the only evidence they provided was a number of photos showing armored vehicles on roads in an identifiable locations the e.u. and nato expressed their concern at the news however the un and washington say they can come from any russian unit across the border was very true a number of political analysts and investigative journalists on the matter. this is a vision that happens the ukrainians and nato would have been desperate to get video of this of photographs are up on the internet it's on the t.v. see here is proof of a russian putin led invasion of ukraine they also have to ask this if the russians were going to invade ukraine would they just send in some armored personnel carriers lightly armored vehicles this is the twenty first century in modern times you don't wage a war by rolling in twenty three tanks warfare in modern times as waged with drones and fighter helicopters there were an actual russian military invasion of ukraine we would know about it and there would be no debate about it would be absolutely
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insane to russia do that would it absolutely in change will pull russian armored vehicles to go in they will get a lot of advertising what they were knowing that everybody's got cameras everybody can take photographs and knowing the political situation regarding this conflict it would be absolutely sure a side of russia to to do that. seventeen ukrainian soldiers have crossed the border into russia feeding the conflict in the east or so says the russian security service that's not the first time it's happened and the latest incident two weeks ago more than four hundred soldiers arrived in russia seeking sanctuary. the e.u. has threatened to impose another round of sanctions on russia blaming it for the violence in eastern ukraine however the unity over punitive measures appears to be framed so much as a prime minister criticize them as a meaningless gesture that would threaten economic growth in the e.u. member states while the czech president claimed the restrictions themselves are
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ineffective and could only lead to a spiral of worsening relations that achieve nothing that divide has deepened even further after russia's retaliatory ban on western produce food that left many european companies without access to a key market earlier we spoke to the european union's ambassador to russia he expressed hope for a quick quick turn to business as usual of course some companies. may face some losses. will be looking for alternatives as i said especially those countries and those exporters to the russian market who have been under scrutiny of appropriate russian situations here face certain sanctions and barriers they have successfully overcome by finding new munitions however of course we came to maintain the trade value russian customer and i'm sure the russian customer
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values product and i hope will come back to business as usual soon. kier has once again said it doesn't know where the missing russian for talk of the andres denon is the interior ministry suggested that he could be held by government forces he disappeared in eastern ukraine ten days ago and the ukrainian military seems undecided whether they have them or not at first they denied it an interior ministry spokesperson confirmed in an interview to eleven radio station the indeed held senate captive on accusations of assisting terrorists but then backtracked blaming a bad translation russia the u.n. and international human rights groups are demanding the correspondent is immediately released several flash mobs have taken place all over the world following a free entry campaign launched on social networks. the
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police officer who shot david and the teenager in the us tunnel faddists and has been named but that's failed to quell the public outrage over the shooting and the militarized response of the authorities to protest rallies artie's unless the see a chicken i reports in ferguson in the suburbs of st louis missouri protesters are continuing to come out onto the streets calling for justice in the case killing of eighteen year old unarmed michael brown. the name of the police officer behind the killing has been released aaron wilson is twenty eight years old he is white and we do know that he has been kept in a safe place by police here ever since being took place earlier we spoke with one of the attorneys of michael brown's family and this is what he told about the information that's been released by the police just a name that's why we're yes there. is
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a lot more we need to learn about him especially in relation to you know his actions after he shot by going before he shot those things are crucial to determining what happened and we spoke to some people about this latest information i'm kind of confused gold is like the information being released today you know with the name we kind of wanted all the information back when you know we said before things got to this level initially i was afraid to come out here because when i saw all the militia you know the police out here showing our prisons are you threatening our weapons in just are presenting themselves in a threatening manner i was afraid to come out here because when i started to tear gas and in a manner that they were approaching and read arresting people the atmosphere here is certainly shifted somewhat because for the first four nights what we saw were pretty violent clashes between of mostly a very heavily militarized police who were using tear gas and rubber bullets people
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. i don't understand why. he killed my watch why it was the right thing we are not on the damn. but these are tear gassed by police and fire some has a somewhat unexpected online response from across the atlantic with palestinians taking to twitter advising protestors not to wash their eyes if they're hit with tear gas and also urging them to try to keep calm and to avoid running into the wind i take it as is known for its severe health effects they include temporary blindness of brain thing problems miscarriages as well as heart and liver damage but tear gas is not the only tool used by police to come to the mostly peaceful rallies in fact a sim let's take a look security forces have also had an m. four rifle in their arsenal a weapon in use in various ministry conflicts police have also been reinforced by light armored vehicles which were in service in afghanistan in iraq and if that's
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not enough and m.k. eleven sniper rifles are used in combat was seen as a necessary to tackle the peaceful rallies and law enforcement expert john whitehead believes police are massively overreacting the number studies show that what you put on the gear is the police when you're trained you store actually like a military unit like you're in a patrol and unfortunately what happens is the psychology changes in a lot of little occlusion when they're approaching a house for a swat team or a it's like they're moving in a little car or supposedly with a master's and they're the servants but you know it first and they're telling people to back up twenty five feet. they're going their free speech rights you have a right to walk up to a civil servant and say sir why are you doing this why you're there when he goes at people and chasing them away that's not our police really more again that's the military and that's what we're dealing with most police agencies operate basically
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anyway the lot of the local city. councils and politicians just let them go. and i've written in a number of instances i've seen. what was innocence get me get down to a local city council meeting they get their signs and they say we're not moving into you change this thing it's not your own seat kerry in this country this is this is the face of the government that they what you're seeing in ferguson and it's only going to get worse if we don't back it all. the ferguson the shooting may have led to some serious show seen us society on our details come in from the results of a poll showing how the killing of michael brown has occurred trust in the police giving almost half of the nation disillusioned. fans coming up with a bad new as i was honored to with an award for saving a jewish child during world would chewed now says he doesn't want to anymore all the dead people involvement of god is behind the elderly men's decision will tell you the story later in the program will be.
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do we speak your language i mean some of the you are not a. news programs and documentaries and spanish what matters to you breaking news a little too in a different angle these stories. you hear. that troy altie spanish. visit. iran stray. in december two thousand and ten. more likely to be raped in college and in the real world. i didn't think people did that to each other when they knew each other i thought rape was a stranger in the bushes. girl complaining about the son of an alumni gives millions of dollars to the school why listen to somebody who's going to lose money
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at the school of schools that make money based decisions are much more common than they would ever admit publicly. welcome back and i do want to old. man i wanted a holocaust for saving a jewish child has returned to israel after six of his relatives were killed in an air tech in gaza in his letter i'm addressing these really ambassador ninety one year old hank as an only wrote for me to hold on to the honor granted by the state of israel will be both an insult to the memory of my courageous mother as well as an insult to those in my family for generations on and with who lost no less than six of their relatives in gaza at the hands of the state of israel members of the
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family who escaped the attack still can't believe the deadly strike happened. half an hour before our house was shelled two cars from gaza came to take us away coming to a new place i went to buy some food and when i came back my uncle told me my father was dead my younger brothers think our father went to heaven and my sisters were told he went to egypt for presents an article in this house was shelled on july twentieth by israeli air forces without any warning my six family members were killed as a result my mother three brothers my brother's wife and a nephew and four story house was completely destroyed what's going on in gaza at the moment is an aggression of occupation forces against the people who live under occupation is seek justice and stand for their independence eighty percent of the victims are civilians with children and women among them no doubt what's going on is an aggression strikes on houses and schools without
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a warning the shelling of playgrounds bombardments on the first day of festivities what other thing can you call it the shelling of hospitals and emergency vehicles what can you call it. in london more than one hundred fifty men women and children gathered to highlight the suffering caused by the blockade on gaza the symbolic protests in the heart of westminster hall and demonstrators place a wooden boxes to highlight the confined spaces the people of gaza have to endure read more about this story on our team. also there were the story on how a recent social media posting has attracted the attention of the with secret service and that's after message supporting this limit statement and we will send from outside the white house. meanwhile the islamic states offensive in iraq continues and entire kurdish villages has been reportedly massacred by a bid to harvest militants that have managed to occupy the northwest of the country
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the population of the village consisted of. pesach you did by islamists and said it to me devil worshippers by the jihad is thousands of people have fled their homes to escape the onslaught meanwhile in foreign minister have agreed to supply arms to the kurdish forces in iraq to help them fight the militants artist assesses what it could lead to. hot on the heels of the u.s. and france the u.k. has announced its readiness to supply arms directly to kurdish forces which are trying to fight off brutal jihadists in northern iraq the u.k. has said we will also consider favorably any requests for supplies of arms we already shipping ammunition and supplies mother eastern european countries into a bill but there are fears the lessons of the past haven't been learnt it's a quick fix to to think that you can arm a group or send an aircraft and bomb and so on because that doesn't deal with the
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problem main problem is that the politicians don't plan ahead and was reacting to crises in syria the west backed the rebels who then warped into the a ceramic state the very problem now being faced across the border in iraq and the two thousand and eleven western backed overthrow of colonel gadhafi led to three years of political chaos in libya with weapons again falling into the wrong hands and according to the un flooding west africa now the kurds need help fighting jihadists but what happens if they win with western weapons in hand to know on the kurdish fighters testifies to a token mystic and indeed a short term solution to a very real problem which is to fight back isis let's not forget that by arming the kurdish fighters what is actually being encouraged is the breakup of iraq as a sovereign entity the kurds are desperate for independence from iraq and when they
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make state was a problem only in the south of the country the prospect of an autonomous new. began to look at spain a bowl last month one iraqi kurdish leader told local lawmakers to plan for an independence referendum and we should be encouraging secession in the middle east are simply sort of mean sort of have you ever seen it's quite risky independence would be complicated because you would create problems in turkey syria and of course rocket circles but to encourage them in this way. partridge to break in iraq government sources in the british media reportedly came to stress that the u.k. is not moving towards direct military intervention in iraq and that sending arms is consistent with the government's response to a humanitarian crisis critics fear arming the kurds cared for silicate the breakup of iraq but for those in favor the need to stop the islamic states murderous
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campaign is so pressed saying that leaders may have resigned themselves to achieving their short term goal of driving terrorists out of northern iraq first and worrying about the long term consequences later probably boyko artsy london small world news in brief and now thousands of libyans have turned out in tripoli to protest against the parliament call for international intervention to restore security to the country made the request as possible between rival militia groups continue in and around the capital city government has said it's willing to commit forces however the u.n. special envoy to libya has said he plans to go to tripoli next week to try me go she'd a cease fire between two of the main militias. clashes have broken out in pakistan's capital as tens of thousands took to the streets calling
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for the prime minister's resignation reported least sixty thousand demonstrators gathered after the iran. all of two opposition leaders in iran can and a well known empty taliban cleric. represents the biggest challenge a treat the premier now was shareef government is accused of corruption and abuse of power. they are breaking of it in west africa will take at least six months to bring under control according to the charity doctors without borders activists say the ball is spread has created a wartime situation in the worst affected states of sierra leone liberia and guinea where medical services are breaking point have been nearly two thousand reported victims. in four years this is its launch of london's bike hire scheme has proven to be one of the ways efficient and popular cycling systems in europe but there are also problems they can be soft pedaled among which
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are draining parts of the program and cycling safety issues now probably campaign is voiced concerns that almost sixty people have been killed and more than two thousand severely injured in cycling incidents since the scheme's introduction activists say london's streets are not safe enough despite the government's promises to make the city bicycle friendly and now with one of the major sponsors ending its involvement in the program its success is being questioned even for them artes martin andrews reports. there are now over five hundred bike sharing programs around the world double the number from just a few years ago london's bike scheme set up by the previous mad ken livingstone is now the second largest cycle hire system in europe it remains an affordable and enjoy the way to travel around the city so far so good but what's the future for
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cyclists in the british capital a range of oil rigs being put in place which allowed cyclists to go. around the city on quieter less populous roads there's a cycle superhighways there's already several of those in the city and another five i think planned for next couple of years but to the math adds up the project is draining enormous funds and barclays will end its association next year the bank pays just a sixth of the cost of keeping the bicycles on the road and transport for london said it was left with a bill of over eleven million pounds last year that leaves the u.k. taxpayer remaining one thousand three hundred and eighty eight pounds per bike cycling safety is also a major concern after a number of deaths a major accidents are london's roads safe enough campaign is have said that local authorities need to do more to protect the people on bikes the mare of london has
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promised segregated cycle tracks and you traffic free public spaces put almost a billion pounds into pro bike reforms this includes redesigning london's roads transforming badly designed junctions and banning lorries that lack up to date safety features. however as the scheme expands companies say that more should be done but when it came in we said to the mayor you need a good network of routes easy routes that people can get to where they want to go and easy to easy to follow with good directions and they haven't done that they're still talking about doing that the push bikes become and integrity part of traveling around london and the numbers of uses both new and regular continues to grow but despite the dangers it doesn't seem to be putting londoners all tourists off myself included. with rapid expansion it's obvious that the bara
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spikes here in london are a great success rolling the idea out around cities in the u.k. and around the world as a healthy eco friendly form of transport the benefits are clear but the public safety traffic issues and road infrastructure must stay the mayor's main priority of the scheme martin drew r.t. london. road i'll be back at the top of the hour with more stories in just over thirty minutes after we slice through the spin breaking the set. baltimore is considering making their curfew for minors even stricter for the last twenty years children caught on the street up until midnight were in deep trouble with the police but now this will be made even earlier starting at nine or ten pm
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depending on their age and the day of the week can the government impose a curfew on youths well yes if we think about it people under eighteen can't sign contracts join the army smoke cigarettes or vote because they're legally not responsible for their own actions so yeah that whole freedom of association guaranteed by the constitution really only applies once you're an adult who can in theory be responsible for associating with certain people on a street corner at midnight although legally this is ok ideologically there's something wrong with the idea i remember hearing in school all the talk about living in the greatest country on earth and how many freedoms we have in america but the problem is that it is hard for teenagers to believe all these nice slogans when they have to dodge police just for walking down the street in their own home town getting a two hundred fifty dollar fine for leaving your house doesn't make you feel like you're living in the greatest country on earth i mean it sure didn't let me put a curfew in my neighborhood in the ninety's but that's just my opinion.
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so now we're in a deflationary spiral where resources are scarce and people are going to war to get control of the remaining resources the workspace everyone against everyone everyone's at each other's throat because all that money printing did not work it was a failure it calls the very deflation they said it was going to eliminate they failed miserably and as a result everyone's got up to their neck in blood. and . it's really good folks some of the rock below filling in for abby martin this is breaking the set so with all the terrible news going on in the world right now we thought would be nice to feature some of our favorite musical performances on the show from the last
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months so coming up you'll see abby's interviews with am one from dead prez performing sacrifice and also prolific lyricist the nurse assist performing leap of faith now let's break the stage. the celebs it was terrible they are legendary hard to take the lead to get along here a plug that never had sex with others make their lives let alone. lives with the i'm listening .


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